We are a full-service emergency pet hospital, serving pets and their owners 24/7, 365 days a year. We focus exclusively on emergency treatment and advanced specialty veterinary care. (For annual vaccines and wellness care, please see your primary care veterinarian.)
In an emergency, call ahead to your BluePearl vet hospital in Rockville and let us know you’re coming. No appointment is necessary for our emergency vet.
Each BluePearl pet hospital is unique. Our Rockville hospital offers these specialties and services provided by skilled, compassionate and dedicated professionals.
If you believe your pet is sick, hurt or in distress, we’re here to provide expert care. Our trained emergency clinicians are prepared to diagnose and treat urgent cases, including severely injured or critically ill pets. Common emergency cases we see include:
Through every step of your pet’s emergency care experience, we keep you and your pet’s primary veterinarian informed and involved.
Critical care patients come to our hospital due to trauma, the development of an acute life-threatening illness or immediately following major surgery. Our critical care service carefully evaluates each patient and creates a custom monitoring plan by measuring variables such as pulse, heart rate, blood pressure and more.
We are prepared to treat many different types of trauma, including:
For pets with a life-threatening breathing crisis, mechanical ventilation can serve as a life-saving treatment option. Our critical care team is proud to offer this service to pets in need.
Mechanical ventilation provides respiratory support to animals who are unable to maintain ventilation or oxygenation on their own. It is used to manage a wide variety of conditions, including:
While mechanical ventilation does not cure disease, it provides critical lung function support allowing time to treat the underlying illness. It requires intensive care and continuous monitoring.
The goal of pet hospice is to help senior or terminally ill pets live the fullest life possible for the time that remains. If your pet has been diagnosed with a painful or life-limiting condition, they may be referred to a hospice veterinarian for:
Veterinary internists are trained to take care of patients who can’t tell them what’s wrong. By using the pet’s history, clinical signs, lab results, imaging studies and other testing, our internal medicine specialists can diagnose severe, chronic illnesses or symptoms that appear suddenly.
Our compassionate oncology team offers a variety of treatment options for pets with cancer. From initial diagnosis to ongoing care, we are focused on promoting your pet’s quality of life.
We take an integrative approach to treating cancer that includes:
By helping every pet owner understand their pet’s disease and by providing appropriate educational tools, we all work together to improve and extend each pet’s quality of life.
When your pet needs surgery, our veterinary surgery team is ready to provide the best possible care. Our hospital is equipped with advanced tools, technology and monitoring capabilities to provide sophisticated medical care and compassionate service during your pet’s time of need.
Surgery may be the best option for pets with:
Our team respects the close bond between pets and their owners and treats each with dignity, compassion and kindness.